IFLScience, Editorial Assistant

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Location
Remote / London-based
Salary
Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted
Oct 09, 2019
Closes
Oct 18, 2019
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Editorial Assistant
Industry
Journalist
Sector
Digital, Online
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We're looking for an editorial assistant to join our busy and diverse team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to build a career in journalism.

You'll need to be comfortable covering a wide range of scientific topics. You'll also need to be comfortable with taking complex journal articles and distilling that information into short, engaging articles.

We are accepting remote applicants for this position, although you should be willing to work on London time and able to commute to London for interviews and meetings.

Qualifications:

  • A degree in either science or journalism.
  • A creative, engaging and entertaining writing style.
  • A genuine love for science. You don’t need to be able to explain black holes, but if you’re not willing to spend hours dissecting the latest Attenborough documentary, this probably isn’t the job for you!


To apply, please send a cover letter, CV and two writing samples by completing the application form below. Please also state if you are applying as a remote or London-based applicant.

Applications close:
18 October 2019

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

We created IFLScience with a simple promise to our audience – make science exciting and present it in a creative and engaging style that leaves readers with a sense of wonder and a desire to learn even more.

In its relatively short operating history, IFLScience has become the leading destination for engaging and thought-provoking science content, with 90 million unique monthly visitors and 300 million-page views. Spawning from a Facebook page in 2012, IFLScience now has over 25 million followers.

Our team is kind-hearted, funny and nerdy, and we all F***ing Love Science!

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